- Jeffery Cernuto – Founder and President
As President of Princeton Communities, Jeff manages multiple entities involved in both residential and commercial development. He has played a role in the development of more than five thousand lots in various residential communities, as well as a variety of projects with a combined market value in excess of $500 Million. Jeff’s ability to maintain and complete all twelve of his active development projects during the Great Recession of 2008-2009 remains a key factor in the success of the company today, and those projects continue to pay dividends.
Prior to his 30+ years as a Real Estate Developer, Jeff owned and published a magazine in the New York City Area. He also received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and was subsequently featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and other national and regional publications. Jeff holds a BS in Business Administration from Kutztown University (PA) and an MBA from Pfeiffer University (NC).
- Michael Goudreault – Director of Legal and Acquisitions
Michael manages acquisitions for the company whether commercial, residential, or construction related. He has significant experience with real estate transactions, homeowner’s association law, and property management law, which he gathered from a successful private practice focusing on real estate transactions and litigation. A proud North Carolina native, Michael received his bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University and a JD from the Elon University School of Law.
- Tari Stockton – Senior Accountant
Bringing more than twenty-five years of experience in the public, private, governmental, and non-profit sectors as an accountant, auditor, and tax professional, Tari’s varied background gives her the skills to analyze all sides of a project. Tari has spearheaded several software conversions, including the transition to a fully automated accounting system for the company. Tari graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business: Accounting. She is a certified CPA in the State of NC.
- Jacob Lumpkin – Asset Manager
Jacob is a vital part of the team with his experience in asset management with a concentration on homeowner association management issues. Jacob manages a variety of holdings for the company including residential, retail, mixed-use, and office space. Andrew is a native of Mooresville, NC, graduating from Lake Norman High School and earning his bachelor’s degree at Gardner Webb University.